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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of making or becoming less. Specifically
  • noun In falconry, a soaring flight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective becoming less in dimension or degree.
  • noun a change downward; a decrease; a reduction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of lessen.
  • noun A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a change downward

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